Renderings have been revealed of the proposed 62-story, 732-unit mixed-use tower at 259 Clinton Street, a.k.a. 271 South Street, on the Lower East Side. The latest plans, presented earlier this week, have the new building rising 724 feet in height. It would include 2,500 square feet of ground-floor retail space. the Lo-Down reported. Twenty-five percent, or 183 units, would be designated as permanent affordable housing, of which roughly 100 would be set aside for low-income seniors. The Starrett Corporation is the developer and Perkins Eastman is behind the architecture. The project must go through an environmental review with the Department of City Planning. Construction is tentatively expected to begin in 2018. The site is currently vacant.
Construction has topped out on the 12-story, 125-unit mixed-use building under development at 445 West 35th Street, in the Hudson Yards district. Progress can be seen thanks to a photo posted to the YIMBY Forums. The latest building permits indicate the project will encompass 121,859 square feet and rise 119 feet to its main roof.
An anonymous Elmhurst-based LLC has filed applications for a four-story, 12-unit residential building at 41-30 66th Street, in Woodside. The project will measure 11,341 square feet and its residential units should average 833 square feet apiece. There will also be eight off-street parking spaces. It’s unclear whether the apartments will be rentals or condominiums. Chang Hwa Tan’s Flushing-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 40-foot-wide, 4,998-square-foot lot is occupied by a dilapidated two-story house. Demolition permits have not been filed.
New development rarely happens in Vinegar Hill, a tightly zoned, tiny neighborhood wedged between Dumbo, the Brooklyn Navy Yard, and the East River waterfront. But the owner of a parking lot 251 Front Street hopes to get an upzoning to construct a nine-story apartment building there, according to documents filed with the Department of City Planning.
Excavation work appears imminent at the site of the 51-story, 180-unit mixed-use tower under development at 15 East 30th Street, located on the corner of Madison Avenue in NoMad. Progress, which also includes apparent work on below-grade retaining walls, can be seen thanks to photos posted to the YIMBY Forums. The latest building permits indicate the tower will encompass 361,785 square feet and rise 756 feet in height.